The safety and utility of pulmonary artery catheterization in severe preeclampsia and eclampsia.

@article{Gilbert2000TheSA,
  title={The safety and utility of pulmonary artery catheterization in severe preeclampsia and eclampsia.},
  author={William A. Gilbert and Dena R Towner and Nancy T Field and John W. Anthony},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={182 6},
  pages={1397-403}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this research was to study the safety and utility of pulmonary artery catheterization in the management of severe preeclampsia and eclampsia. STUDY DESIGN In a retrospective chart review from January 1, 1995, through December 31, 1997, a total of 115 patients admitted to the obstetric intensive care unit at Groote Schuur Hospital were found to have required placement of a pulmonary artery catheter. From this population 100 maternal charts were examined for medical… CONTINUE READING